Election wrap - Mullawirra Ward

Read about Councillors Jerome Appleby and Jason Veliskou who have been elected to represent Mullawirra Ward.

 City Limits Magazine Issue 47 December 2014 front coverThis article appears in City Limits magazine - Issue 47 - December 2014.

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Voters have returned both Councillors Jerome Appleby and Jason Veliskou as their representatives in Mullawirra Ward.

Concern about rate levels and the financial pressures faced by families brought Cr Appleby back for a second term.

“I stood for council again as I’m concerned about rate levels and would like to see them kept to a minimum to reduce the financial pressures on residents,” Cr Appleby said.

“Ensuring ratepayers get value for money is extremely important to me.

“I was humbled residents saw fit to return me for another term and aim to build on what I have learnt during my first four years on council.”

Cr Appleby works in the legal profession.

In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, cycling swimming, snorkeling and surfing.

Cr Veliskou, who was returned for a third consecutive term, said it was a privilege to be elected to serve the community again.

“I feel privileged to be re-elected and will work hard to live up to the expectations of residents,” he said.

“I’m looking forward to continuing working with the community to improve roads, footpaths and facilities, including the Marion Outdoor Swimming Centre where the new slide will be a major attraction.

“Value for money and quality services for ratepayers is also important to me.”

Cr Veliskou said he would take an active interested in problems associated with infill and development.

Cr Veliskou works for the Australian Tax Office in audit, education and community programs.

In his spare time he enjoys live comedy.

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